TABLE E-17

Midsize Plants Summary of Results

Pathway

MS NG-C

MS NG-FMS

NG-C-SeMS

NG-F-Se

MS Bio-C

MS Bio-F

MS Bio-C-Se

MS Bio-F-Se

MS Ele-C

MS Ele-F

Table E-

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

Capital investment, MM

 

H2 production

21.52

17.12

29.26

23.06

121.04

59.04

123.91

60.53

84.78

9.71

Distribution

34.73

18.54

34.73

18.54

34.73

18.54

34.73

18.54

34.73

18.54

Dispensing

20.70

9.01

20.70

9.01

20.70

9.01

20.70

9.01

20.70

9.01

Total Capital Investment

76.95

44.67

84.69

50.61

176.46

86.59

179.33

88.08

140.20

37.26

Production costs, $/kg H2

 

Variable costs

 

Feed

0.79

0.74

0.82

0.79

0.98

0.42

0.98

0.42

(0.08)

(0.08)

Electricity

0.04

0.03

0.10

0.08

0.29

0.14

0.41

0.21

2.43

2.11

Non-fuel O&M, 1%/yr of capital

0.03

0.02

0.03

0.03

0.15

0.07

0.16

0.08

0.11

0.01

Total variable costs

0.86

0.79

0.96

0.90

1.42

0.64

1.54

0.71

2.46

2.04

Fixed costs, 5%/yr of capital

0.13

0.10

0.17

0.13

0.77

0.37

0.79

0.38

0.54

0.06

Capital charges, 18%/yr of capital

0.40

0.32

0.54

0.43

2.44

1.19

2.50

1.22

1.71

0.20

Total Production Costs

1.38

1.21

1.67

1.46

4.63

2.21

4.82

2.32

4.70

2.30

Distribution costs, $/kg H2

 

Variable costs

 

Labor

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

0.09

Fuel

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

Electricity

0.50

0.36

0.50

0.36

0.50

0.36

0.50

0.36

0.50

0.36

Non-fuel O&M, 1%/yr of capital

0.06

0.03

0.06

0.03

0.06

0.03

0.06

0.03

0.06

0.03

Total variable costs

0.65

0.49

0.65

0.49

0.65

0.49

0.65

0.49

0.65

0.49

Fixed costs, 5%/yr of capital

0.28

0.15

0.28

0.15

0.28

0.15

0.28

0.15

0.28

0.15

Capital charges, 18%/yr of capital

0.88

0.47

0.88

0.47

0.88

0.47

0.88

0.47

0.88

0.47

Total Distribution Costs

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

Dispensing costs, $/kg H2

 

Variable costs

 

Road tax

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Station markup

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Electricity

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.06

Non-fuel O&M, 1%/yr of capital

0.13

0.06

0.13

0.06

0.13

0.06

0.13

0.06

0.13

0.06

Total variable costs

0.18

0.11

0.18

0.11

0.18

0.11

0.18

0.11

0.18

0.11

Fixed costs, 5%/yr of capital

0.08

0.03

0.08

0.03

0.08

0.03

0.08

0.03

0.08

0.03

Capital charges, 18%/yr of capital

0.36

0.16

0.36

0.16

0.36

0.16

0.36

0.16

0.36

0.16

Total Dispensing Costs

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

H2 Costs, $/kg

 

Production

1.38

1.21

1.67

1.46

4.63

2.21

4.82

2.32

4.70

2.30

Distribution

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

1.80

1.10

Dispensing

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

0.62

0.30

CO2 disposal

0

0

0.09

0.09

0

0

0.26

0.17

0

0

Carbon Tax

0.13

0.12

0.02

0.02

0.03

0.01

(0.31)

(0.21)

0.24

0.20

Total H2 Costs

3.94

2.74

4.20

2.97

7.07

3.63

7.19

3.68

7.36

3.91



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